Registration underway for Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy

Registration underway for Rockwall Citizen Fire Academy

ROCKWALL, TX – February 25, 2021 – The Rockwall Fire Department’s Citizens Fire Academy will start March 18, 2021 and run through May 27, 2021. Class will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Fire Station #2, 920 Rockwall Parkway, plus one full Saturday. Tuition is free. This is an opportunity […]

Rockwall Fire Department offers tips to help with water damage insurance claims

Rockwall Fire Department offers tips to help with water damage insurance claims

ROCKWALL, TX – February 19, 2021 – From the Rockwall Fire Department: We know it is stressful dealing with damage to your home as a result of broken water pipes. We wanted to offer a few tips to help ease some of your burdens. SAVE ALL RECEIPTS! Get things as dry as you reasonably can. […]

UPDATE: Investigation continues following fires at Rowlett senior living development

UPDATE: Investigation continues following fires at Rowlett senior living development

Update from the City of Rowlett and Rowlett Fire Department  ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 17, 2020 – On Saturday evening, a fire occurred in the Clubhouse of the Lakeview Pointe Senior Living development (7420 Lakeview Parkway) – this development is currently under construction and therefore unoccupied. The Rowlett Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire. On […]

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

Rockwall Fire Department recognizes engine crew for lifesaving efforts in submerged vehicle incident

ROCKWALL, TX (September 25, 2020) The Rockwall Fire Department takes great pleasure in recognizing with pride and admiration the members of Engine 2 A-Shift, Captain Mike Caffey, Driver/Engineer Adam Honea, and Firefighter Michael Sauder with a Unit Citation. On September 20, 2020, the Rockwall Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle that appeared […]

Royse City Fire Department to host ‘Wet Down’ Ceremony for Engine 81

(ROYSE CITY, TX – Oct. 21, 2019) The Royse City Fire Department will host its first ever “Wet-Down and Push-In” Ceremony, set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Royse City Fire Department, 232 E. Main St. in Royse City. The “Wet Down” ceremony is a fire service tradition dating back to the late 1800’s, […]

Rockwall Noon Rotary Recognizes Area First Responders

Rockwall Noon Rotary Recognizes Area First Responders

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) Several outstanding employees of first responder services in cities throughout the county were recognized at the Rockwall Noon Rotary meeting on Thursday, May 2. Individuals with Rockwall police, fire and EMS, Fate Department of Public Safety, Heath Department of Public Safety, McLendon-Chisholm Fire Rescue, and the Rockwall County Sheriff’s […]

McLendon-Chisholm Volunteer Fire Dept announces agreement with City to create McLendon-Chisholm Fire Rescue Dept

(October 9, 2018 — McLendon-Chisholm, Texas) Fire Chief Patrick Murphy announced today that the McLendon-Chisholm Volunteer Fire Department (MCVFD) has reached an agreement and signed a contract with the City to immediately begin the process of integration with the City of McLendon-Chisholm and create the McLendon-Chisholm Fire Rescue Department (MCFR). This contract ensures the residents […]

Tiger Scouts visit Rockwall Fire Department

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 1, 2016) Brand new Tiger Scouts from Hays and Stevenson elementary schools enjoyed a visit to Rockwall Fire Department​ Station No. 1. They provided goodies for the firefighters and toured the station to help earn their first badge. Thanks to Diana Newton for sharing these photos!  

Update: Rockwall Fire Dept investigates gasoline odor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 11, 2015) On November 5, 2015, the Rockwall Fire Department discovered a strong odor similar to that of a petroleum based product, while driving through the intersection of N. Lakeshore Drive and West Rusk Street in Rockwall. The Rockwall Fire Department discovered the appearance of a petroleum product on the water […]

Rockwall Fire Department investigating gasoline odor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 5, 2015) The Rockwall Fire Department received a report of strong odor similar to that of a petroleum based product, while driving through the intersection of N. Lakeshore Drive and West Rusk Street in Rockwall. The Rockwall Fire Department discovered the appearance of a petroleum product on the water in the […]

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